Polygon Labs is a software development company building and developing a network of aggregated blockchains via the AggLayer, secured by Ethereum. As public infrastructure, the AggLayer will bring together user bases and liquidity for any connected chain, and leverage Ethereum as a settlement layer.  Polygon Labs has also contributed to the core development of several widely-adopted scaling protocols and tools for launching blockchains, including Polygon PoS, Polygon zkEVM, and Polygon Miden, which is in development as well as Polygon CDK.

We are looking for a Governance Project Manager to guide and evolve our governance processes, as well as drive communication, education and community building efforts.

You will play a key role in facilitating 3 pillars of Polygon Governance and help manage their entire lifecycle from conception to implementation.

We’re excited to talk to candidates with experience in the following backgrounds:

Managed or played a meaningful role in governance, community or operations for another decentralized network

Facilitated complex changes across a versatile base of stakeholders as a technical product or project manager

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Be the driver of existing governance processes.
  • You will ensure a clean and clear operational flow based on set expectations of progressive decentralization with the Polygon community.
  • You will remove roadblocks, resolve ambiguity, and provide frequent, clear communication throughout a proposal’s lifecycle, while working with community stakeholders.
  • Provide initiatives to evolve the governance process with a thoughtful balance of efficiency, accountability, security and decentralization.
  • Work closely with Polygon Labs engineering, business and communications teams to align and educate all affected stakeholders on proposals’ implications and increase community participation in Governance discussion.

What you’ll need

  • Excellent project or operational management with a bias towards action. You’re adept at building and managing a process and have experience writing technical or process-based design documents. At any given moment, you know the status of anything within your operational flow and have built user-friendly dashboards or flowcharts to serve a larger audience.
  • Deep comprehension of existing decentralized infrastructure governance models. You have designed, implemented or overseen governance operations for a decentralized network. You are familiar with corporate governance, and critical thinking around decentralized networks, security and economics.
  • You’re experienced in managing environments with multi-stakeholder interests and are not afraid of changing product requirements.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills. You deliver messages clearly and concisely.
  • You’re a technical person or aren’t scared of complex designs. You are comfortable distilling complex concepts down to simple, digestible explanations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Your default is to proactively share information and solutions with the team, rather than wait to be asked.
  • You’re deeply rooted in the web3 community, having played a role in communities across the space. You know what makes people tick and can leverage it to drive engagement.

Polygon Labs Perks

The goal of the Polygon Labs total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan includes, the following benefits:

Remote first global workforce

Industry leading Medical, Dental and Vision health insurance*

Company matching 401k with 3% match*

$1,500 Home Office Set Up Allowance (life-time max)

$200 Annual Book Allowance Program

$75 Monthly internet or phone reimbursement

Flexible Time Off

1 company wide wellness Friday day off per quarter

Company issued laptop

Egg freezing, mental health, and employee wellness benefits

*In certain countries medical, dental and vision is fully covered for employees & their dependents. This is country and plan specific.

*401k is for United States employees only

Polygon Labs is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Polygon Labs is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process and applicants with a disability may request to be accommodated throughout the recruitment process. We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility needs.

If you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.